WELCOME

Hi there. Somehow you've found your way to my website through good taste, good luck or happenstance. This is no doubt where I should have a young, photoshopped picture of me, or tell you how old I am, what my cat's name is etc. 

Instead, for now, I shall remain mysterious to those who don't know me.  For those who do, I'm probably still mysterious.

​Writing hasn't always been a serious hobby for me ... but it has always been there, lurking in the shadows, serving me well when called upon.

 

As I look back over the years, I realise I was guilty of writing many short stories, as well as poetry, and I'd like to think, that even if they were never intended to be published, they were nonetheless warmly received by the intended recipients.

Then in 2019, I was inspired to write not just a short story, or poetry, but a book. Then, suddenly, one book turned into a trilogy and a labour of love, and it was a love I wanted to share with the world.

So, here we are. The pandemic that put my career in sport on hold also gave me the opportunity to lavish time on my alternative hobby, and now I've started, I don't intend to stop.

'The Gifted and the Cursed.' is my first offering to the world of fantasy and it's a trilogy that I firmly believe will have wide appeal for it touches upon so many sub-genres. 

I've been fortunate to receive some glowing and encouraging feedback on each of the books/the series as a whole. If you decide to join me on the journey with Maya, Taran, Rakan and others, I hope you love it as much as I still do.

 

Now, I'm working on my next series, and I look forward to updating you on that in due course.

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Epic fantasy has been my favourite genre since I first read The Odyssey and The Illiad as a seven-year-old. Now it's my turn to see if I can bring another world to life in the imagination of others.

Man at Desk

Writer, father, and many other things besides.

MARCUS LEE